Bringing in ASCII Point Data
Concept Procedure Quick Reference
 
 
 

To bring ASCII point data into a Survey Data Store

  1. Create or connect to a Survey Data Store.
  2. Right-click any node in the Survey Tree on the Survey tab of the Task Pane.
  3. Select Import ASCII Points. The Import ASCII Points dialog box appears.
  4. In the File Location section, click . The Import ASCII File dialog box appears.
  5. Browse to and select the ASCII file you want to import, then click Open.
  6. In the Formatting section, select the data format and Z-Unit (elevation unit) for the file. Valid elevation units are meters, US feet, international feet, and chains.
  7. The Preview section will show a sample of the data you are about to import. Check the preview to verify that you have selected the correct file and formatting.
  8. In the Coordinate System Assignment section, enter the coordinate system of the file you are importing. Click to select the coordinate system from a list.
  9. Click OK. The ASCII point data is brought into your Survey Data Store.